Month: July 2013

  • Using passwordless PostgreSQL login with ownCloud

    I like PostgreSQL and ownCloud, but I do not like passwords, especially if they have to stored in plain text in a widely readable configuration file. So, I wanted to use PostgreSQL peer authentication with ownCloud as well.

  • Ubuntu Apache update broke “Listen” command

    [Updated 2013-07-28: Corrected “https” to “http” in Listen] After a recent Apache update, Apache 2.2.22 (on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “precise”) the following message appeared in the Apache error log: [error] Server should be SSL-aware but has no certificate configured [Hint: SSLCertificateFile] ((null):0)

  • Dealing with Apple .mobileconfig Configuration Profiles Quirks

    During the preparation of the iOS/OS X SOGo autoconfiguration tool, I noticed a few quirks. In order to make it easier for others to use these profiles, I am documenting what is missing in the official documentation or does not work according to specs (i.e., which is broken), in the hope that .mobileconfig files will…

  • Automatic SOGo configuration for iOS (iPhone/iPad) and MacOSX (and more)

    Automatic SOGo configuration for iOS (iPhone/iPad) and MacOSX (and more)

    Apple provides a lot of autoconfiguration for their groupware (Mail, Address Book/Contacts, iCal Calendar) on their Desktop OS X systems and their mobile devices. However, some of this autoconfiguration was there before there were agreed-upon standards, which especially plagues Contacts and Calendar when working with the excellent SOGo groupware. Especially the AddressBook on OS X…